Upcoming Events

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  1. How the Evolutionary Psychologist Got His Hypothesis (And Other Just So Stories): Sense and Nonsense in Evolutionary Psychology – Dr Lindsey Osterman

    While evolution is accepted by skeptics, evolutionary psychology is far less so. Lindsey explores some of the good scientific work in this area, as well as common misconceptions about — and misuses of — the evolutionary framework as applied to human psychology.

    This event will be online, on the Skeptics in the Pub Twitch channel.

    7:00PM Thursday 10 June 2021 Twitch
  2. Why patients want bad medicines – Dr Micheal De Barra

    For most of history, a patient meeting a doctor was probably harmed rather than helped. We'll look at biological and psychological factors that let medical treatments persist for centuries with no beneficial effects, and if the benefits of treatments might lie not in what they do to your body, but in what they communicate to others about your need for care.

    This event will be online, on the Skeptics in the Pub Twitch channel.

    7:00PM Thursday 17 June 2021 Twitch